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WISDOM IS THE ARTFUL EFFECT OF KNOWLEDGE + EXPERIENCE

Enhance your practice and understanding of mindfulness and meditation with my favorite resources. Check back often as these selections are refined on a regular basis.



Apps

Buddhify – mindfulness and meditation for modern life

Enso – meditation timer & tracker

Headspace – personal trainer for your mind

Insight Timer – guided meditations & global meditation map

Stop, Breath & Think – simple tool for guided meditations for all ages


Books

The Book (on the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are), Alan Watts

Buddhism Without Beliefs, Stephen Batchelor

Destressifying, Davidji

The Heart of the Buddha’s Teachings, Thich Nhat Hanh

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion, Christopher K Germer, PhD

The Mindfulness Solution, Ronald D Siegel, PsyD

Natural Meditation: A Guide to Effortless Meditative Practice, Dean Sluyter

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life, Marshall B Rosenberg

Wheels of Life: A User’s Guide to the Chakra System, Anodea Judith PhD

When Things Fall Apart, Pema Chodron

The Yamas & Niyamas – Exploring Yoga’s Ethical Practice, Deborah Adele


Free Guided Meditations

Hindu Mantras

InsightLA

Self-Compassion

Sitting Together

Tara Brach


In the Media

60 Minutes: “Mindfulness”

CNN: “Can Meditation Banish Back Pain?”

Forbes: Mindfulness

Huffington Post: Mindfulness Tips

The New York Times: “How Meditation Changes the Brain and Body”

Reader’s Digest: “6 Compelling Benefits of Meditation, According to Science”


Meditation Tools

Free Online Meditation Timer

Meditation Chairs

Meditation Cushions (Zafu & Zabuton)

Meditation Timer


Online Resources

Compassion Cultivation Training, Stanford

Dandapani — Spiritual Tools for Life

Free Meditation Info

Happify

Mantra Magazine

Mindful

Wildmind Buddhist Meditation

Yoga Journal


Science

American Mindfulness Research Association

Center for Healthy Minds (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Emma Seppala, PhD

Greater Good Science Center (University of California, Berkeley)

HeartMath Institute

Rick Hanson, PhD

Sonja Lyubomirsky, PhD

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